Doesn’t matter what your favorite genre is, sometimes, all you’re looking for is to get ‘scared’. Yes, it’s true, Horror is one of the most sought-after genres in the movie biz. Most of the time, we spend countless hours, tirelessly looking for movies and shows which we’ll like. But what happens? They end up disappointing us. After reading this article, first, you’ll save your time that you might have spent looking for good horror movies and shows on Netflix. Secondly, you’ll get to know some scientific benefits of watching a ‘horror’ movie or a show. Yes, you heard it right. Watching the horror genre has health benefits, backed up by scientific evidence.
To begin with, horror movies get your adrenal glands pumping, as a result, you get a certain kind of energy boost. Arguably, it has the same effect on your brain when you drink a can of Redbull. To be more specific, when you watch a scary scene, your brain is searching for an appropriate response, in psychology, it’s called the famous ‘Fight or flight response. All of this contributes to improved cognitive abilities. Now, we have a reason to watch horror shows, so, let’s check out some good scary stuff on Netflix to watch this April.
Top 3 Horror TV Shows
Are you a vampire fan? Then, this is for you! This is series is based on the 1897 novel of the same name by Bram Stoker. The protagonist travels to London for business but finds himself surrounded and helpless among undead brides.
Director Mike Flanagan adapted this movie from one of the prominent books in the world of horror literature, ‘The Haunting’. But, it’s not just a regular horror series, there’s a lot going on, deep psychological work has been done to curate each and every scene of this epic show. A broken family, their memories of an old home and whatnot.
If you’re more into real-life paranormal experiences, then this one’s for you. In this beautifully crafted, horrific supernatural tale you’ll find most, almost all the episodes inspired by real events. So, do check this out!
Top 3 Horror Movies
This is where it all started. Patrick Wilson and Rose Byrne walk into their new home, and shockingly, find their son to be deeply affected by paranormal events.
This one’s more of a post-apocalyptic monster mystery. It’s based on a 1954 novel that goes by the same name, written by Richard Matheson. This movie is directed by Francis Lawrence and the master performer Will Smith will be playing US Army virologist Robert Neville.
Crimson Peak is a breath-taking ghost story with a flavor of Gothic romance. It will give you some old-school ghost feels, but, it is also filled with modern visual effects. Directed by Guillermo Del Toro, the story depicts s girl going through some family tragedy, fighting internal battles, but, she’s unaware of what destiny has in store for her. The plotline, visual effects, and performance by the actors make it a must-watch.